• Current through October 23, 2012

For the purposes of this chapter, the term:

(1) "Criminal background check" means the investigation of an individual's criminal history through the record systems of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Metropolitan Police Department.

(2) "Grandparent" means a grandparent, great-grandparent, great-aunt, and great-uncle of a child.

(3) "Mayor" means the Mayor or a designee of the Mayor.

(4) "Temporary Assistance for Needy Families" or "TANF" means the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program established by § 4-202.01.

(Mar. 8, 2006, D.C. Law 16-69, § 101, 53 DCR 54.)


Emergency Act Amendments

For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 101 of Grandparent Caregivers Pilot Program Establishment Emergency Act of 2006 (D.C. Act 16-278, February 22, 2006, 53 DCR 1459).

Legislative History of Laws

Law 16-69, the "Grandparent Caregivers Pilot Program Establishment Act of 2005", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 16-180 which was referred to the Committee of the Whole.  The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on November 1, 2005, and December 6, 2005, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on December 22, 2005, it was assigned Act No. 16-231 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review.   D.C. Law 16-69 became effective on March 8, 2006.